carjacking

This photo provided by the Greenville Police Department shows Hilmary Moreno-Berrios. Police say Moreno-Berrios stole a vehicle after throwing a nonpoisonous snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole vaulting exhibition Friday, July 5, 2019, in the South Carolina city. (Greenville Police Department via AP)
July 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina. In a statement, Greenville Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Hilmary Moreno-Berrios. They she was hurt...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 05, 2019 - 10:29 am
New Orleans Police are looking for suspects they say carjacked a man after crashing into his car. It happened along the I-10 Service Road at Crowder last night around 9:45pm. "When he exited onto Service Road, a dark sedan struck his vehicle," according to a police report. "Both the passenger and...
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July 04, 2019 - 8:31 am
New Orleans police say a woman stopped to fill up at a gas station around 1:00am. "Victim was pumping gas, and her friend was standing inside of passenger side door," according to the NOPD Major Offense Log. "Suspect, who was walking by, threw friend to the ground, jumped in the driver's seat and...
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Thomas Perumean
June 29, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Two carjackings involving senior citizen victims have taken place in the last week. Sunday a 70-year-old cab driver was carjacked on Governor Nichols Street in Treme when a suspect initially stole his phone. The suspect tried to ransom back the phone to the cab driver. When the cab driver refused...
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Cops say a 33-year-old woman found herself staring down the barrel of a gun Wednesday night in Downtown New Orleans, as suspects carjacked her. "Victim was sitting in her vehicle when she was approached from behind by suspects," according to an NOPD report. "One suspect opened her door, pointed...
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Thomas Perumean
May 30, 2019 - 7:50 am
A fifteen year old who took part in a carjacking where the wife of a Gentilly-area pastor was murdered has escaped serious charges in exchange for cooperation in the case against the main suspects, one of them his brother. Boavanti Robinson pled guilty to charges of obstruction of justice and...
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May 08, 2019 - 1:14 pm
New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office has charged a 19-year-old man with eight crimes, including three carjackings in the Gentilly area, in the past year. Kentrell Lockett is charged with three counts of carjacking, two counts of theft of a motor vehicle, one count of aggravated...
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Chris Miller
May 03, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Three men are under arrest after Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officials say they broke into a Metairie home, held a woman at gunpoint, pistol-whipped another, and carjacked a pizza delivery vehicle. Antonio Key (center) of Harvey and Rodgers Hart (left) and Darius Daleo of Marrero face charges of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 25, 2019 - 10:07 am
New Orleans Police say a man is behind bars after carjacking the woman he hired to give him a ride, ripping off her clothes and hitting her. "The victim was working as ride share and picked up suspect at N. Villere Street & Esplanade Avenue," according to police reports. "When they arrived at...
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Chris Miller
April 10, 2019 - 11:54 am
The New Orleans Police Department says it has arrested a juvenile suspect in the armed carjacking of New Orleans City Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen's father. It happened Sunday afternoon in New Orleans East. "At about 2:03 p.m., as the victim was seated in the driver’s seat of his parked vehicle in...
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